Bauchi, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bauchi, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bauchi in 2021 is 621,000, a 3.85% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Bauchi in 2020 was 598,000, a 3.82% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bauchi in 2019 was 576,000, a 3.78% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bauchi in 2018 was 555,000, a 3.93% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 14,862,000
Kano 4,103,000
Ibadan 3,649,000
Abuja 3,464,000
Port Harcourt 3,171,000
Benin City 1,782,000
Onitsha 1,483,000
Uyo 1,200,000
Kaduna 1,133,000
Aba 1,114,000
Nnewi 1,114,000
Ikorodu 989,000
Ilorin 974,000
Jos 917,000
Owerri 908,000
Warri 899,000
Umuahia 817,000
Maiduguri 803,000
Enugu 795,000
Lokoja 741,000
Zaria 736,000
Oshogbo 731,000
Akure 691,000
Sokoto 662,000
Bauchi 621,000
Calabar 605,000
Abakaliki 602,000
Ogbomosho 577,000
Abeokuta 544,000
Gombe 529,000
Ado-Ekiti 497,000
Katsina 487,000
Okene 478,000
Igbidu 465,000
Minna 463,000
Okpogho 461,000
Gboko 456,000
Potiskum 455,000
Ondo 445,000
Gwagwalada 443,000
Oyo 441,000
Makurdi 422,000
Ikot Ekpene 398,000
Effon Alaiye 396,000
Saki 395,000
Ife 385,000
Birnin Kebbi 381,000
Ilesha 371,000
Ijebu-Ode 356,000
Lafia 348,000
Bauchi - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 621,000 3.85%
2020 598,000 3.82%
2019 576,000 3.78%
2018 555,000 3.93%
2017 534,000 3.69%
2016 515,000 3.83%
2015 496,000 3.77%
2014 478,000 3.69%
2013 461,000 3.83%
2012 444,000 3.74%
2011 428,000 3.88%
2010 412,000 3.78%
2009 397,000 3.66%
2008 383,000 3.79%
2007 369,000 3.94%
2006 355,000 3.80%
2005 342,000 3.64%
2004 330,000 3.77%
2003 318,000 3.92%
2002 306,000 3.73%
2001 295,000 3.87%
2000 284,000 3.65%
1999 274,000 3.79%
1998 264,000 3.94%
1997 254,000 3.67%
1996 245,000 3.81%
1995 236,000 3.96%
1994 227,000 3.65%
1993 219,000 3.79%
1992 211,000 4.46%
1991 202,000 6.32%
1990 190,000 6.15%
1989 179,000 6.55%
1988 168,000 6.33%
1987 158,000 6.04%
1986 149,000 6.43%
1985 140,000 6.06%
1984 132,000 6.45%
1983 124,000 5.98%
1982 117,000 6.36%
1981 110,000 5.77%
1980 104,000 7.22%
1979 97,000 5.43%
1978 92,000 6.98%
1977 86,000 6.17%
1976 81,000 5.19%
1975 77,000 6.94%
1974 72,000 5.88%
1973 68,000 6.25%
1972 64,000 6.67%
1971 60,000 5.26%
1970 57,000 7.55%
1969 53,000 6.00%
1968 50,000 6.38%
1967 47,000 6.82%
1966 44,000 4.76%
1965 42,000 7.69%
1964 39,000 5.41%
1963 37,000 2.78%
1962 36,000 2.86%
1961 35,000 2.94%
1960 34,000 6.25%
1959 32,000 3.23%
1958 31,000 3.33%
1957 30,000 3.45%
1956 29,000 3.57%
1955 28,000 3.70%
1954 27,000 3.85%
1953 26,000 4.00%
1952 25,000 4.17%
1951 24,000 0.00%
1950 24,000 0.00%